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Old December 1st, 2005, 05:32 PM   #1
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for those of you with 2.5L yjs, whats your gas milage city/highway. i want to compare it to mine.
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Old December 1st, 2005, 05:34 PM   #2
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Mine was around 9 on the highway with 4.88 gears, manual trans, and 35" tires

about 7-8 around town..
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Old December 1st, 2005, 06:11 PM   #3
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My 4.0 was 14.5 highay and city. 4.10 gears and 35's.
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Old December 1st, 2005, 06:46 PM   #4
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i get 16 highway give or take, with 31s and stock gearing. is that about right?
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Old December 2nd, 2005, 06:09 AM   #5
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Mine was around 9 on the highway with 4.88 gears, manual trans, and 35" tires

about 7-8 around town..
and 400lbs in bumpers that came with it
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Old December 2nd, 2005, 01:54 PM   #6
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about 12-13 Highway with 33in m/ts and 4.10s

too scared to calculate city
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Old December 3rd, 2005, 09:52 AM   #7
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Hahahaha, heck, I get 14mpg with the CJ with a 304! That's doing 70 mph, 35's and 4.10's and T18, I think I'll stick to my V8.
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Old December 3rd, 2005, 10:06 AM   #8
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i think i want to do a 350 swap, the gas wont be that much different.
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Old December 4th, 2005, 06:31 PM   #9
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33s, 4.10s, 2.5
i get like 14 combined city/hwy
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Old December 4th, 2005, 08:19 PM   #10
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i guess im not getting that bad of mileage, i just thought that being a 2.5 that it would be atleast 20 highway
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Old December 4th, 2005, 10:02 PM   #11
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If you look at the factory stickers at the time they were new, they only got about 1mpg better iirc.

you have to remember that is is matted to a brick on wheels
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